Are first time voters loyal to their party?

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    Democrats have registered a lot first time voters in the past four years.

    Models for the polls are heavily weighted toward Democrats for this reason.

    It will be interesting to see how loyal the first time voters are to their party.

    We had a small peak into Democrats voting in large numbers for McCain from exit polls in early voting in Florida and Nevada.

    Were these exit polls accurate? If so, were they an aberration or the first signs of a McCain upset?

    We'll know soon enough.
     
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    First time voters are very loyal.

    They have to pick a party to register. Picking that party is a very good indication of which way they will vote.
     
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    I guess I should have entitled this, "Will first time voters be loyal to their party in this election?"

    Yes, normally I would agree but the GOP brand was so beaten up there may be a lot of Conserative Democrats newly registered.

    I just found the Florida and Nevada early voting exit polls intriguing.
     
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    Only fools and paid toadies are loyal to either of our parties, nowadays.
     

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